First of all, congratulations to “Suro ke Baahubali” LV Revanth for winning season 9 of Indian Idol! Along with the prestigious Indian Idol trophy, the winner also takes home a cash prize of Rs. 25 lakh and a Mahindra KUV100. He received the trophy from none other than the cricket legend, Sachin Tendulkar.
After tussle with Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover’s comeback on Sony TV as Dr. Mashoor Gulati and Rinku Bhabhi was another surprise for the audience. Team of Sony’s another reality show ‘Sabse Bada Kalakaar’ including Raveena Tandon, Arshad Warse, Boman Irani and talented kids also made the night more entertaining.
This Hyderabad based playback singer is not the first non-Hindi speaking winner of the show. Here are other non-Hindi speaking participants who made it big in the show and bagged the winner trophy.
He was first non-Hindi speaking Indian Idol winner. He bagged Indian Idol trophy in season three and after that launched his own album with a mix of Hindi and Nepali songs.
She was first female winner of the singing reality show. After winning season 4, she continued her singing journey with live shows. She recently married her co-contestant Kapil Thappa..
Sreerama Chandra Mynampati
The singer who recently did playback singing for Raees and earlier gave his voice to Subhanallah (Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani) and Balma (Khiladi 786) bagged the coveted Indian Idol trophy in season 5. He is also working as an actor in some small projects.
Anjana Padmanabhan was winner of Indian Idol Junior season 1. The Bengaluru based girl is now focusing on her studies and at times participates in some live concerts.
She is the winner of Indian Idol Junior season 2. After winning the show, the talented singer also gave her voice in the movie MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. Apart from this, she is also working as a playback singer in Odiya films.
After facing a lot of mockery at the show for his Hindi speaking skills, the singer now wants to learn the language. He also wants to learn Hindi to make successful singing career in Bollywood.